Hurricane Ian Brings Devastating Winds to Cuba
HAVANA (Reuters) – Hurricane Ian is expected to intensify overnight from tropical storms before hitting western Cuba with strong winds and rain later in the day, bringing potentially life-threatening storm surges, according to the National Hurricane Center. NHC) said Monday. The rapidly growing storm, located about 100 miles (160 km) west of Grand Cayman, swoops northwest toward Cuba, sustaining wind speeds of up to 80 miles per hour (130 km per hour) and 5 phases of wind. is a Category 1 hurricane. scale. “If Ian’s core moves across western Cuba, it could cause devastating wind damage,” the center said.